October 8, 2010
The Scott Boulevard construction project that began last year continues to move forward. Once completed, additional bicycle lanes and sidewalks will be in place.
MU student Kayla Meyers(left) walks with her friends around Stankowski Field for the Alcohol Responsibility Walk on Friday, Oct. 8. The MU Wellness Resource Center sponsored the event and is completely coordinated by students. Other activities include a comedy war, crafts studio and a tiger-X class.
Alcohol Responsibility Walk participant, Clarke Ford (left), does laps around Stankowski Field as part of the RAWR for Responsibility Month on Friday, Oct. 8. The event helps raise awareness by promoting alcohol-free activities and providing relative statistics.
A mass of people walk laps around Stankowski Field for the Alcohol Responsibility Walk on Oct. 8. More than 600 people registered for the event and can walk anytime between noon and midnight.
Mike Gerlt of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 513 stands with a protest sign around his neck Friday at the construction site of the new high school on St. Charles Road.
Mike Gerlt, left, Matt Enloe and Tim Miller form a picket line Friday to protest Questec subcontracting non-union company Sunbelt Environmental Services at the construction site of the new high school. "It doesn't matter if it's days, weeks, or months. We'll be here until we get something resolved," Enloe said.
The Missouri football team is shown playing against Colorado in 1990. Colorado won the game 33-31.
Boone County Court Marshals arrested James Thomas Swinney, 39, after he turned himself in to the Boone County Circuit Court on Thursday.
This undated photo shows Katelyn Nicole Lang in Bloomfield. Lang has battled three rare syndromes that doctors thought would leave her blind and require that she use a wheelchair.
October 7, 2010
From left to right, Shreya Patel, 19, talks with Chayla Hisel, 20, while making buttons at the Love Your Body Day event at Lowry Mall on Thursday, October 7, 2010. The event is held to promote positive attitudes towards body image by allowing people to share what they love about their own body. "I went last year and wanted to come again," said Patel. "It's a cool event."
Suzy Day, left, Women's Center advisor, talks with Women's Center volunteer Emily Luft, 20, at the Love Your Body Day event at Lowry Mall on Thursday, October 7, 2010. Day said Love Your Body Day is a national event and has gone on for years at MU, but this is the second time it has taken place at Lowry Mall. "It's nice to have a space to be asked what you love about your body," she said.
Lydia Casey plays among the pumpkins while her mom, Jessica Casey, of Ashland, snaps a photo at Hackman Farms in Hartsburg on Thursday. Jessica and Lydia are in town to visit Lydia's grandmother and to attend this weekend's annual Pumpkin Festival, which is in its 19th year.
Rock Bridge junior Lauren Fuller prepares a throw after fielding a grounder during practice on Sept. 9. Fuller plays first base and pitches for the Bruins.
Jeri Mertensmeyer, of Hartsburg, measures off the boundaries of one of the vendor booths in preparation of 19th annual Pumpkin Festival in Hartsburg on Thursday. Mertensmeyer, a member of the festival's Board of Directors, had been out since 8:00 a.m. with other members measuring out the spaces.
Rock Bridge junior Lauren Fuller prepares to practice bunting during softball practice on Sept. 9. Fuller and her mother, Sue, share a passion for softball that has added a unique dynamic to their relationship.
Boxes of gourds sit outside at Hackman Farms in Hartsburg on Thursday. The gourds will be sold over the weekend during Hartsburg's 19th annual Pumpkin Festival. Jo Hackman, a member of the festival's Board of Directors, said that the year's pumpkin crop was hurt by all the rain, as standing water causes pumpkins to rot.
Shawn McCollom unrolls the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival banner in preparation to hang it over 2nd Street in Hartsburg on Thursday. McCollom had the help of Jason Thomas, but said that it should be a three person job. McCollom said that he and Thomas have been putting up the banner for the last four to five years.
Steve Padgette, vice president for biotechnology at Missouri-based Monsanto Co., delivers the keynote address at the first Missouri Technology Expo on Thursday, October 7, 2010. Businesses and researchers networked at the event and discussed future investments.
Bill Sutton protests Proposition B outside Cafe Berlin, where CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, Wayne Pacelle, spoke on September 13. Sutton said he believes Proposition B will be the end of domesticated animals in Missouri, including beef, pork and chicken.